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Labor In Action

When Union Workers Take On Corporate Greed

This is part one in a serialized look at Pennsylvania workers’ fight against a rigged economy and corporate greed. Workers at the Wabtec/GE Transportation plant in Erie, PA are back on the job after an internationally recognized strike.   For nine days the workers in northwest Pennsylvania held the picket line, joined by family members, the community and the solidarity of other unions,  On Monday, February 25, Wabtec, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp., took over at the GE Transportation plant in Lawrence Park, Erie. Read More

Rapid Response Alert: Resources for Furloughed Federal Workers

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO has worked with community service liaisons and partners across the Commonwealth to provide resources to the more than 12,000 federal workers affected by the government shutdown and their families. The State Federation has compiled a set of resources for Pennsylvania’s federal and subcontracted workers being denied their paychecks. Read More